• Event Snapshots: Spectra Culinary Competition

     
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    1. Chef Mark Borowski. 

  • Event Snapshots: Spectra Culinary Competition

     
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    2. Chef Travis Wilson plating the winning dish. 

  • Event Snapshots: Spectra Culinary Competition

     
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    3. Chef Ronald ‘Chip’ Romig Jr. 

  • Event Snapshots: Spectra Culinary Competition

     
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    4. Spectra ’s Chad Vanderploeg, Christopher Walters and James Beard Award-winning chef Jean-Marie Lacroix. 

  • Event Snapshots: Spectra Culinary Competition

     
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    5. North African Roasted Chicken Flatbread Tacos. 

  • Event Snapshots: Spectra Culinary Competition

     
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    6. Chef Bob St. Lawrence. 

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    7. Chef Michael Pulscak.

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor chefs competed at a Culinary Innovative Challenge on Aug. 15, 2017. Pretzel Crusted Philly Cheesesteak Croquets were the winning menu item selected by a panel of five judges. In total, eight new game-changing food offerings were created for Spectra to add to the menus at its stadiums, arenas, convention centers, and catering properties across North America, beginning as early as this fall.

 

Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) suppliers, members and friends started their day on Nov. 17 at the Marriott East Lansing at University Place for the Association Choice Awards Celebration (see page 56) networking brunch. Sixty-eight supplier partners that make a difference in the association community were nominated in 23 categories. Online voting by only MSAE members whittled the finalists in each category down to the winners. 

 

Thirteen meetings industry-related organizations joined forces as the Meetings Industry Council of Colorado to coordinate and host the 24th annual Serving Up Hope Luncheon on Nov. 7 at Denver Mart. More than 700 industry professionals attended and raised more than $30,000 for Food Bank of the Rockies’ Denver’s Table program. Food sta - tions receiving awards included Marriott Denver Tech Center for Best Appetizer, Renaissance Denver Stapleton Hotel for Best Entrée, Rialto Cafe for Best Dessert, and Scratch Catering Services for People’s Choice.

 

The annual Front Range Trade Show is the place where meeting and event planners and suppliers from around the state gather to network and book business. Destination Colorado’s 21st annual event happened on Dec. 6 at The Hangar at Stanley, located in Aurora’s Stanley Marketplace.